The caduceus of Hermes

There are signs and ideas, they age badly. Then they die. And time goes by. Nobody knows what that means anymore. So an ignorant person risks a hypothesis. Others applaud him. A false scholar confirms it. And everyone thinks stupidity is great without ever questioning it. Image or symbol? Suddenly there are once obvious signs … Continued

What male gaiety, so sad and so deep / That, when we have just laughed, we should cry about it!
Alfred de Musset